Education, turnout, jobs and gender were key factors – but would they have altered the result?
For colleges and universities that lack the multi-billion-dollar endowments of schools like Harvard, the mere threat of legal action may be enough to put an end to race-conscious admissions policies.
Universities can help cities grow and boost employment opportunities.
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
Though more moderate than the 2014 version, the new higher education reform package represents groundhog day for the major political parties.
A former president of Northeastern and scholar of higher education shares his perspectives on what has – and hasn't – changed in the role of the college president.
'Positive discrimination' policies around the world are on the rise. What might other countries teach the U.S. about attaining racial, economic and gender equality in higher education?
The story of a six-year-old boy with dyslexia who, with support from friends and teachers, became a successful professor. Now he teaches teachers how to help children like him.
For many disabled students, college is the first time that they're put to the test of making their own way. The experience can be challenging, but there are strategies to help ease the way.
The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 27 this year. But true equality is still out of reach for many – and it's everyone's responsibility to fulfill the promise of the law.
It's more important than ever that the U.S. understand China. So why don't our universities teach Chinese thought?
Universities need to better accommodate student employment to improve the retention of online students.
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the hot spots of Christian higher education growth worldwide, a trend that can be observed across the continent.
Is it time to ditch tuition fees?
Tom Nichols' book The Death of Expertise examines why the relationship between experts and citizens in a democracy is collapsing, and what can be done about it.
Earnings data suggest higher education remains financially attractive for most students, and the small proposed fee increases should not materially affect that.
Newly translated Chinese Ministry of Education records shine light on China's shifting place in the global higher education landscape.
We need to shift the focus of equity programs to nurturing the already strong aspirations Indigenous children have from primary school.
Most university presidents in the US are still white, male and over the age of 60. But as they retire, is there an opportunity to reshape college leadership and, with it, higher education itself?
A number of universities around the world are providing free textbooks to first year university students as a way to increase retention rates.